Police confirmed that one person is dead after a crash between a car and pedestrian on State Highway 2, Western Hutt Road in Wellington.
Emergency services responded to the incident near Grounsell Crescent shortly before 10pm on Tuesday night.
The pedestrian died shortly after being hit and was unable to be revived on the scene by emergency services.
State Highway 2 was closed for some time in both directions.
The road was not expected to re-open until later that evening.
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